Australia has a number of community organisations who are dedicated to providing a variety of services for culturally and linguistically diverse Australians, refugees, and migrants. You can find out more by visiting the national websites below, which provide helpful lists of local service providers.
Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia (FECCA)
The peak, national body representing Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. FECCA's role is to advocate, lobby and promote issues on behalf of its constituency to government, business and the broader community.
View a list of state, territory and regional multicultural and ethnic community councils.
National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA)
NEDA is a national Disabled People's Organisation (DPO) that advocates federally for the human rights of people with disability, and their families, from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and non-English speaking backgrounds (NESB).
Settlement Council of Australia (SCOA)
The Settlement Council of Australia (SCOA) is the national peak body representing migrant and refugee settlement agencies across Australia. SCOA operates as a network of settlement service providers. Our aim is to bring settlement service providers together at a national level in order to create cohesion amongst our members, and improve collaborative and strategic planning processes for the settlement sector.
View a map that you can use to find agencies in each state and territory.
Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA)
A non-profit, non-government organisation, RCOA is the national umbrella body for refugees and the organisations and individuals who support them.
Find services in each state and territory.